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“The US and China are less likely to go to war” – Prof. David Laitin

Professor David D. Laitin is the James T. Watkins IV and Elise V. Watkins Professor of Political Science...

“A spheres of influence world is in the making” – Prof. Kanti P. Bajpai

Professor Kanti Prasad Bajpai is the Wilmar Professor of Asian Studies and Director, Centre on Asia and Globalisation...

“US-China confrontation could create a global strategic instability” – Dr. Chen Dongxiao

Prof. Dr. Chen Dongxiao is the President of Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS), a government affiliated top...

“India-China economic ties may suffer due to Covid-19 crisis” – Dr. Krzysztof Iwanek

Dr. Krzysztof Iwanek is the Head of Asia Research Centre at War Studies University, Warsaw, Poland. His main...

“Covid-19 has upended some of the values of the liberal world order” – Dr. Fabrizio Tassinari

Dr. Fabrizio Tassinari is the Executive Director of School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute, Florence, Italy. He...

“Health will be a national security concern going forward” – Bonnie S. Glaser

Ms. Bonnie S. Glaser is a Senior Adviser for Asia and the Director of the China Power Project...

Post-pandemic world politics

The world order is set for a major shift with the novel coronavirus outbreak turning into a global...

“An integrated South Asia would have been in a better position to deal with the Covid-19 crisis”- Dr. Henrik Chetan Aspengren

Dr. Henrik Chetan Aspengren is a Research Fellow at the Asia Programme of Swedish Institute of International Affairs...

Beyond Covid-19: Subtle Ruptures in the Liberal World Order

“There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.” – Vladimir Lenin Covid-19 has...

“The role of middle powers could rise in the days ahead” – Dr. Parama Sinha Palit

Dr Parama Sinha Palit is an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow of Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), an...

“Post-pandemic supply chain mechanism could favor the West rather than the developing countries” – Dr. Gareth Price

Dr. Gareth Price is a Senior Research Fellow at Chatham House leading research on South Asia. His Ph.D....

“Covid-19 is unlikely to alter the course of world politics in favor of China” – Prof. Joseph S. Nye Jr.

Prof. Joseph S. Nye Jr., is a University Distinguished Service Professor, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard...

The Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic is a serious public health and medical crisis that has caused widespread illness and death...

The Evolution of Security: Small States in South Asia

“In the last analysis, human security means a child who did not die, a disease that did not...

नयाँ भारतीय राजदूत र नेपालको अपेक्षा

राष्ट्रपति विद्यादेवी भण्डारीलाई ओहदाको प्रमाण-पत्र बुझाए लगत्तै नेपालका लागि नवनियुक्त भारतीय राजदूत विनयमोहन क्वात्राले राजनीतिक भेटघाटलाई तिब्र बनाएका...

“Nepal must not allow itself to be a playground of major powers” – Bishwa Bandhu Thapa

Bishwa Bandhu Thapa, 93, is one of the senior-most and oldest living politicians of Nepal. The nonagenarian leader...

सरकारको दुई वर्षः परराष्ट्र मामिलामा कति सफल?

आफ्नो नेतृत्वको सरकारले दुई वर्षे कार्यकाल पूरा गरेको अवसरमा  प्रतिनिधि सभामा गरेको सम्बोधनमा प्रधानमन्त्री केपी शर्मा ओलीले परराष्ट्र...

Security Challenges for Nepal

Nepal’s security challenges have traditionally been viewed more narrowly through a military lens. In the present context, Nepal’s...

Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific

Historical outlook Confluence of the Two Seas – An excerpt pulled out from the 16th century Mughal Prince...

Sagarmatha Sambaad and its relevance to Nepal

What is Sagarmatha Sambaad all about? The first edition of the Sagarmatha Sambaad (Sagarmatha Dialogue), a flagship global...

Analyzing Nepal’s international engagements in 2019

The political stability in Nepal contributed to its economic growth in 2019 and provided a consistency that is...

Envisioning a stable world order in 2020

As the world enters the third decade of the 21st century, new trends in international relations have emerged....